31 Mar 2020

Do you need a full-sized spare for country travelling?

Has modern tyre technology made spare tyres redundant, or is it still important to carry a full-sized spare for country driving?

Robert Pepper 17 Read More
23 Mar 2020

Why 4×4 ground clearance isn’t the same for all vehicles

Ground clearance is a fundamental measurement for 4x4s, but it’s not always what you think and the message from car makers can be confusing.

Robert Pepper 4 Read More
10 skills the average driver doesn't have
05 Mar 2020

10 skills the average driver doesn’t have

In the same way that smart phones are apparently making us lazy and, in the same vein, here are 10 skills the average driver doesn’t have…

Robert Pepper 16 Read More
woman wearing sunglasses while driving
02 Mar 2020

Should you wear sunglasses when driving in the rain?

While it might sound like the opposite of what’s best, but wearing sunglasses in the rain and fog is likely to improve visibility…

Practical Motoring 3 Read More
28 Feb 2020

How to self-recover your 4×4 when bogged

Getting stuck while driving off-road when you’ve got mates around isn’t such a big deal. Here’s how to self-recover your 4×4 when bogged.

Robert Pepper 2 Read More
20 Feb 2020

What is DAB or Digital Radio?

Digital Radio… it’s appearing in just about every new car. But what is digital radio?

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Hyundai IOniq Australia hybrid electric
17 Feb 2020

What is a hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery electric car?

Explaining the difference between a hybrid car, plug-in hybrid and battery electric cars.

Isaac Bober 7 Read More
how to replace a car air filter
10 Feb 2020

How to replace your car’s air filter

An easy DIY is replacing your car’s air filter. It will save you money and keep your car running efficiently.

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haval H9 great Walla Steed desert simpson australia
04 Feb 2020

How to drive across the Simpson Desert in Chinese 4WDs

We drove across the Simpson Desert in two Chinese four-wheel drives. The seven-part series is complete and this is everything you need to know about it.

Practical Motoring 1 Read More
28 Jan 2020

Safe caravan and trailer towing tips

Caravan and trailer towing is more difficult than normal driving, so there’s a lot of rules to regulate it. Here are five rules you need to know.

Robert Pepper 4 Read More
learning how drive manual
20 Jan 2020

Learning how to drive a manual car

Learning to drive a manual car needn’t be scary, just follow our step-by-step guide to learning how to drive a manual car.

Robert Pepper 1 Read More
Hyundai i30 N brakes
16 Jan 2020

Why are the Hyundai i30N’s brakes so good?

Brakes are the most important upgrade if you want to track a roadcar, but Hyundai’s done the job for you on the i30N.

Robert Pepper 0 Read More
Coolant and antifreeze explained
15 Jan 2020

What is coolant or antifreeze and why does your car need it?

Coolant or antifreeze is one of the most important fluids in your car. We explain what it is and why it’s essential to the good health of your car’s engine.

Isaac Bober 7 Read More
What is driveaway pricing?
10 Jan 2020

What is driveaway pricing?

When buying a new car you’ll often see the price ‘Driveaway’, or maybe it will be plus on-road costs. But what does that mean?

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buying a first car right car
10 Jan 2020

How to choose the perfect car… for you

When it comes to buying a new car, people often consider price or performance, but there’s so much more than that involved in choosing the perfect car.

Practical Motoring 1 Read More